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1927 black and white photograph of Native American chiefs Frank Seelatse and Chief Jimmy Noah Saluskin of the Yakima tribe posed, full-length, standing, facing front, with the U.S. Capitol behind them.

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CREDIT: Native American chiefs Frank Seelatse and Chief Jimmy Noah Saluskin of the Yakima tribe posed, full-length, standing, facing front, with the U.S. Capitol behind them.  1927.  Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929.  American Memory. Lib. of Congress. 9 July 2012 <http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b39163>.

Theodore Roosevelt in San Francisco, 1903

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